Rene Preval is against Transitional Government

President Rene Preval is urging for continuity in Haiti and admitted that replacing him with a transitional government would not be good for Haiti. According to Preval: "My goal as president has been that when I leave, I am replaced by an elected president and an elected parliament is in place."


In the November election in Haiti, several candidates accused the government and CEP of committing massive fraud and called for its annulations. Preliminary results published recently gave the lead to Mirlande Manigat with 31 percent of the votes and with Jude Celestin coming second with 22 percent. This results caused mass demonstration in the streets as they were rejected by candidate Michel Martell and the population. The country was paralyzed for several days and several properties were destroyed by supporters of Michel Martelly.

Several candidate have been calling for a Transitional Government to replace Rene Preval's government. They stated that the Preval government is incapable of conducting a fair election. Rene Preval, on his part, stated: "One can always make proposals and suggestions, but anything that is outside the law and the constitution can worsen the problem,"

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